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The Bench – April 2020

Decisions, Decisions… As the weather started to break, and I took my 1:1 project out of storage, I found that I didn’t want to build…

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The Bench – March 2020

Lock-down As many know, this is the month the US starting shutting down due to the Covid-19 Virus. In the model community, there were a…

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The Bench – February 2020

Plugging along February continues the pace I set in January in that I’m working many different projects but not committing to any one specifically. I…

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The Bench – January 2020

Starting off slowly Coming off the heels of an excellent build year, I thought I would take a more conservative approach for this year. I…

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The Bench – December 2019

I did it! Each year, my goal is to finish 5 kits. There was no plan to break my personal best record. Through the year,…

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The Bench – November 2019

This month was huge for progress! I finished three builds! I can’t remember if it was last month or this month when I realized it…

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The Bench – October, 2019

Full steam ahead! I started the month by delving into my model/toy show bounty. I blew apart the Rivera and 40 Ford and stripped them…

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The Bench – September 2019

Plugging along through September, I made excellent progress on the Mustang, Superbee, ’63 Snap Vette, and Alfa Romeo. I finished the Magnum build. My son…

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The Bench – August 2019

Once the 39 Chevy was complete, it was time to get back to work on everything else! I made great progress on several projects. Significant…

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The Bench – July 2019

Dodge Magnum I decided to start building my ’06 Magnum kit. Earlier in the year, I pulled it out and figured out which wheels I…

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The Bench – June 2019

F40 Finally! The F40 is done! After 12 years of starts, stops and generally avoiding this build, it is done. In May, I finished sanding…

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The Bench – May 2019

F40 Moving right along in May, the F40 is inching ever closer to completion! I finished sanding and polishing the paint and completed the trim…

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The Bench – April 2019

Moving into April, I’ve continued the work on the F40 and Probe builds. I also reached out to a friend to help me with a…

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The Bench – 1st Quarter 2019

Early in the year… Following the shop reorganization project at the end of December, I found that I really couldn’t find the motivation to work…

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The Bench – December 2018

December 2018 2018 was a very satisfying year regarding model building. This month, I finished the final detail on the 40 Ford restoration, a radiator…

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